Thompson Rivers University
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Special Needs Educator


Areas of learning include: child development, supporting children’s social skills, programming for individual children, critical reflection, working with a team of educators and other professionals to facilitate inclusion,the ECE’s professional role, and skills to support families.


Graduates of the ECE program may want to continue their studies so they can work with children with special needs.

Admission Requirements

Students not having obtained an ECE certificate/diploma from TRU may be required to take a first-year university-level (three-credit) English if official transcripts indicate the course or equivalent has not been completed.

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Specific questions about this program?
Phone: 250-828-5036

International student with specific questions about this program?
Phone: 250-828-5252